Style and Writing Guides
Online: APA Documentation Guide from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center
Print copies of APA Publication Manual: BF76.7.P83 2010
Online: Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Online: MLA Documentation Guide from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center
Print copies of MLA Handbook: LB2369.G53 2009
with MLA from the University of Nevada; DocsCite is an interactive form for generating citations for APA and MLA from Arizona State University; Brief Guide description of how to from the University of Memphis.
Create your own database to store citations to books, articles, etc. from TIGER, Prospector, and library databases. Use these citations to automatically create footnotes and bibliographies in the proper format. Requires registration. See Refworks Tutorial and RefWorks Help and the CC RefWorks FAQ.
A free program for creating quick bibliographies. (Thesis students are advised to use RefWorks.)
Always use the style guide specified by your professor. If a style is not specified, the following are guidelines for choosing an appropriate system for documenting your sources. Ask a librarian if you need help.
- Online: The Chicago Manual Of Style Online
- Print: TIGER catalog link
- Note: Some historians use MLA style.
Please review the Tutt Library Thesis Binding Policy before you print your final version. It will save you time in the long run. Also be sure to get research assistance from a liaison librarian who is a specialist in your subject area.
The Writing Center offers an arena where students can work through the writing process and improve the expression of their ideas by participating in individualized conferences with trained peer consultants and professional staff. For hours, and to make an appointment visit the Writing Center home page.
- Circulation: (719) 389-6184
- or email circulation
- Reference: (719) 389-6662
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- Interlibrary Loan: (719) 389-6664
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